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BRP ATVs Recalled For Loss Of Steering Control

Dec 3, 2009 | Parker Waichman LLP About 2,400 Model Year 2010 Can-Am® ATVs distributed by BRP U.S. Inc., of Sturtevant, Wisconsin are being recalled for risk of injury or death to riders, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), just announced.

The dynamic power steering in the Model Year 2010 Can-Am® ATVs can fail, resulting in the sudden loss of steering control, which poses a risk of injury or death to riders. To date, the firm has received one incident report with no injury and no material damages.

The recall involves Model Year 2010 Can-Am® Outlander and Renegade ATVs with the following model numbers and in the following colors. The model number can be located on the ATVs’ side panels:

Model Name: Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ in Yellow, Viper Red, or Camo:
  • XT 4X 800EFI
  • MAX XT 4X 800EFI
  • MAX LTD 4X 800EFI
  • MAX XT 4X 650EFI
  • XT 4X 500EFI
  • MAX XT 4X 500EFI
  • MAX LTD 4X 500EFI
  • XT 4X 650EFI

Model Name: Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ in Black:
  • XT-P 4X 800EFI
  • MAX XT-P 4X 800EFI
  • XT-P 4X 650EFI
  • MAX XT-P 4X 650EFI
  • XT-P 4X 500EFI
  • MAX XT-P 4X 500EFI

Can-Am® RENEGADE™ in Black
  • XXC 4X 800EFI

The recalled Model Year 2010 Can-Am® ATVs, which were manufactured in Mexico, were sold by authorized Can-Am® dealers nationwide from August 2009 through November 2009 for between $6,800 and $13,500.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using these vehicles and contact any Can-Am® dealer to schedule a free repair. Consumers are being sent a direct notice from BRP. For additional information, BRP can be reached toll-free at 1-888-638-5397 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s Web site at www.can-am.brp.com
 


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